Big Brother (Croatian TV series)
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Big Brother is a reality show shown on RTL Televizija in which a number of contestants live in an isolated house trying to avoid being evicted by the public with the aim of winning a large cash prize at the end of the run. It is based on the international Big Brother format produced by Endemol.
There have been five seasons - 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 plus one celebrity season. Big Brother Croatia' holds the record for having the most regular seasons (five) with only male contestants winning the show each year (although the celebrity edition was won by a woman). Daca from season 2 and Maja Paola from season 4 came very close though, losing by only 2% difference to the eventual winners Hamdija and Vedran, respectively.
|Season||Theme||Launch date||Final date||Days||Housemates||Winner||Prize||Presenter|
|Big Brother 1||Vidi sve (Sees everything)||18 September 2004||26 December 2004||100||14||Saša Tkalčević||1,000,000 kn
(Equivalent to 130,000 euro)
|Big Brother 2||Gola istina (Naked truth)||4 September 2005||30 December 2005||118||21||Hamdija Seferović||1,000,000 kn
(Equivalent to 130,000 euro)
|Big Brother 3||Do kraja (To the end)||8 September 2006||15 December 2006||99||14||Danijel Rimanić||1,250,000 kn
(Equivalent to 165,000 euro)
|Big Brother 4||Bez milosti! (No mercy!)||7 September 2007||21 December 2007||106||15||Vedran Lovrenčić||1,005,000 kn
(Equivalent to 133,000 euro)
|Big Brother 5||Avantura te zove! (Adventure calls you!)||5 September 2008||19 December 2008||106||18||Krešimir Duvančić||1,135,000 kn
(Equivalent to 150,000 euro)
|Big Brother 6||Tko će u raj? (Who is going to heaven?)||17 April 2016||3 June 2016||50||15||Romano Obilinović||116,300 kn
(Equivalent to 15,500 euro)
reduced from 300,000 kn
(Equivalent to 39,500 euro)
Celebrity season details
In 2008, RTL televizija broadcast a special celebrity season of Big Brother. Celebrities entered the house for charity. However, due to low ratings, the celebrity season was ended one week before it planned.
|Series||Theme||Launch date||Final date||Days||Housemates||Winner||Grand prize||Presenter|
|Celebrity Big Brother 1||none||7 March 2008||21 March 2008||15||8||Danijela Dvornik||100,000 kn (13,000 euro)||Antonija Blaće|
In 2011 Croatian Big Brother joins ex-Yugoslavia reailty show Veliki Brat. Contestants from all over ex-Yugoslavia region except Slovenia participate.
|Series||Subtitle||Launch Date||Final Date||Days||Winner||Top prize||Presenter|
|Big Brother - Veliki Brat 2011||Ljubi bližnjeg svog (Love Thy Neighbor)||13 March 2011||27 June 2011||107||Marijana Čvrljak||104,700 euro (771,670 kn)|
|Big Brother - Veliki Brat 2015||Gleda te, zove te Veliki Brat (About this, calling this Big Brother)||4 September 2015||12 December 2015||100||Darko "Spejko" Petkovski||95,665 euro|
Big Brother 2004 and Big Brother 2005 had grand prize 1,000,000 HRK (130,000 Euro). Big Brother 2006, Big Brother 2007, and Big Brother 2008 offered grand prize 1,500,000 HRK (200,000 Euro). But throughout season housemates are completing tasks, every incomplete task reduce the prize.
Big Brother - Veliki Brat 2011 had grand prize 150,000 Euro. The prize can drop or raise, depanding on challenge.